RECIPES

The Perfect Gin and Tonic Recipe

The Perfect Gin and Tonic Recipe

Today is a very special day. World Gin Day. Gin has long been my tipple of choice so I was delighted to find out this week that there’s a whole day devoted especially to gin.

Hot Humous Recipe – Mezze, Small Plates to Share

Hot Humous Recipe – Mezze, Small Plates to Share

Mouth-watering mezze recipe and a giveaway of Ghilli Basan’s fantastic new book – Mezze Small Plates for Sharing. This beautiful book is packed with a myriad of mezze recipes with superb photography and fascinating insights into Basan’s travels in Turkey and the Middle East.

Recipe for Blackberry Vodka

Recipe for Blackberry Vodka

There’s nothing better than the rosy glow a couple of shots of blackberry vodka impart on a crisp winter’s evening and the dark ruby colour makes it a perfect Christmassy tipple. Here’s my recipe for a delicious Blackberry Vodka.

Sicilian Cuisine – Savouring the Flavours

Sicilian Cuisine – Savouring the Flavours

The cool, calm, quiet of the Consoli kitchen is a complete contrast to the clamour of Catania’s colourful market. The next part of the tour was to immerse ourselves into the flavours, cooking customs and rich history of Sicilian cuisine.